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Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
  • Author: David Wilkinson
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780199680207
  • Page: 227
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This book is about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, taking seriously the current scientific arguments and its implications for religion.

This book is about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, taking seriously the current scientific arguments and its implications for religion.


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